Winter Light…

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Musings from the Mat…

January 16th, 2014

Today, I did not get to the mat.  Instead, my yoga was spent during the time I took Stella, my beautiful, great gentle giant Great Pyrenees on her late afternoon walk…Here is today’s musing…

My walks at dusk with Stella are becoming sacred time. The sky at dusk today looked the sky in this photo. Along our route is a large bank parking lot with a bit of green area. She loves to stop there & sniff around. I indulge her because this lot was once my elementary school & the school of so many who grew up in this small town. Today, because of nature of the late day, winter sky light, I had a memory of building an igloo in the snow covered school yard. I vividly recalled how magical it felt to be inside of a space built with snow & the way that the late day winter sunlight made the snow look like it was flickering with diamonds. I remember wanting to freeze that moment in time and I held onto it tightly. I savored that moment at an age where “savoring moments” doesn’t typically occur to a child. Regardless, this all came back to me during our walk this evening. It came to me like a gift.winter_sunset_sky_snow_tree_color_nature_hd-wallpaper-1310863

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